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Category: Short story

Stranger


Makewana's Daughters


By Priscilla Kanjirawaya I slightly move the curtain and a bright light illuminates my room. The sun must have risen a few hours ago. It is no surprise though that the sun had risen and
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Death’s Contours


Makewana's Daughters


BY ASANTE LUCY MTENJE It is the summer just before the rains. The blouse I had worn that day clings stubbornly to my torso as I try to shift my tired body on the reed
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A day with the government


Amanda
Nazombe


When Chilungamo Kadzanja awoke that morning he had nothing, he knew nothing. He was the happiest man on earth. He had no wife, no child, no conscience, and no self consciousness. Chilungamo had no problems,
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A lawyer’s version of events


Makewana's Daughters


by Amanda Nazombe Karen is a cruel woman. Unfortunately, she is also my wife. The embrace of the breeze that had snuck up on me as I slept, failed to keep watch, becoming drowsy, it
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A Tale of a man and his muse


Makewana's Daughters


by Nana M’bawa When Malik  Nangula came into our lecture room for the first time, the students all knew they were faced with a presence. The imposing height, the six-pack shoulders, and that completely shaven
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